No charges in drowning that claimed life of 1-year-old

Akron, NY.

AKRON, N.Y. (WIVB) – The death of a 1-year-old girl who drowned last Thursday in the Village of Akron has been ruled accidental.

The little girl was the daughter of a firefighter from the Akron Fire Company, which released a statement calling this an “unspeakable family tragedy.”

No details have been released about what happened that night on East Avenue, but the Erie County Sheriff’s Office says no charges are forthcoming in this case. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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